Annual Report & ACCOUNTS for the year ended 30 June 2014

HYR 2014

Acquired in the period606
At end of period606

The own shares reserve represents the cost of shares in Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC purchased in the market and held by the Group's Employee Benefit Trust to satisfy options under the Group's share options schemes (see note 25 for details). The number of ordinary shares held by the Employee Benefit Trust at 30 June 2014 was 83,478 (2013: nil).